EV drivers are saving costs compared to petrol and diesel drivers, research finds

By Staff
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Nine in 10 drivers who switched from petrol or diesel cars to electric models reported saving money on their annual driving costs, with some cutting their bills by a third.

The results of a survey of more than 800 drivers are positive news for dealerships’ sales teams, who are under pressure to help OEMs hit their ZEV mandate goals, as they can emphasise that the typically higher sticker price of an EV will be offset by savings elsewhere.

Some 87% of the drivers said their routine motoring expenses after switching to an EV.

Nearly half of these electric car drivers described the savings as significant.

Only 4% believed their costs had increased after the switch.

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